International Journal of Cardiovascular ResearchISSN: 2324-8602

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Case Report, Int J Cardiovasc Res Vol: 3 Issue: 4

Saphenous Vein Graft Pseudoaneurysm Causing True Chest Pain

Pooja Sethi* and Ashwini Sharma
Univeristy of Alabama Internal Medicine Residency Program Montgomery, Alabama
Corresponding author : Pooja Sethi
Suite 200, UAB Internal Medicine Residency Program, 2105 E South Blvd, Montgomery, Alabama 36116, USA
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Received: March 13, 2014 Accepted: May 17, 2014 Published: August 12, 2014
Citation: Sethi P, Sharma A (2014) Saphenous Vein Graft Pseudoaneurysm Causing True Chest Pain. Int J Cardiovasc Res 3:5. doi:10.4172/2324-8602.1000172


Saphenous Vein Graft Pseudoaneurysm Causing True Chest Pain

New onset of chest pain or angina after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is not always related to progression of coronary disease or bypass graft failure especially saphenous vein graft aneurysm or pseudoaneurysm. Combination of imaging modalities including Chest X ray, Echocardiogram (transthoracic or transesophageal) Cardiac CT angiography (CTA), Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with Coronary angiographyis the main stay for diagnosis. Implantation of multiple covered stents is one of the newest modality in treatment of coronary pseudoaneurysm.

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